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Orchard Corridor Partnership Program

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $14,210)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice, including for any one or more of the following purpose areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

The city of University Place will use its FY 2010 JAG award to support the University Place Police Department's Orchard Corridor Enforcement Program, designed to reduce drugs, gangs, violence, and property crimes local communities. The city's goal is to use funds for police overtime to survey communities, provide undercover investigations, and provide a law enforcement presence in high crime areas. Funds will also be used to expand the city-wide community policing program through the use of education and outreach in communities and local businesses.


Date Created: August 9, 2010